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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNew Jersey
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number00928979
Collected ByCollector Unknown
Date Collected1893-04-01

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The National Science Foundation has announced a new grant to provide funding for a nationwide, publicly accessible database of mushrooms and related fungi. Including mushrooms, porcini, puffballs, club fungi, conks, morels, stinkhorns, truffles and cup fungi, these organisms play a critical role in the lives of plants and animals, including humans. Some are gastronomical delights, others are deadly poisonous, and all serve as nature’s recyclers, returning nutrients to the soil through decomposition. Scientists in the U.S. have been studying macrofungi for the past 150 years, resulting in a legacy of approximately 1.4 million dried scientific specimens conserved in 35 institutions in 24 states. Through this project, led by Drs. Barbara M. Thiers and Roy E. Halling of The New York Botanical Garden, these treasures will be virtually liberated from their museum cabinets and shared on-line through the Mycology Collections Portal and through many other on-line collections databases such as The Garden’s Virtual Herbarium. The database created by this project will enable a national census of these critically important organisms, and allow researchers to better understand the relationship between macrofungi and other organisms.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NamePhyllosticta concentrica var. sparsa
Kingdomfungi
Phylumascomycota
Classdothideomycetes
Orderbotryosphaeriales
FamilyAnamorphic fungi
GenusPhyllosticta
Specific Epithetconcentrica
Infraspecific Epithetsparsa
Scientific Name AuthorsEllis & Everh.
Taxon Rankvar.
Specimen
Type Statustype
Catalog Number00928979
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID147523
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByCollector unknown
Collector Number-s.n.
Date Collected1893-04-01
Year1893
Month4
Day1
Start Day of Year91
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNew Jersey
Continentnorth america
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=147523
symbiota:verbatimScientificNamePhyllosticta concentrica var. sparsa
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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